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3D printing with RepRap Cookbook

By : Richard Salinas
Book Image

3D printing with RepRap Cookbook

By: Richard Salinas

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (19 chapters)
3D Printing with RepRap Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Appendix B. Taking a Closer Look at G-code

G-code is a numerical control programming language. It's a set of instructions used as a means of controlling automated machines. In this case, it will instruct your 3D printer how to move and how much filament to extrude. It's unlikely that you'll need to examine the G-code that is generated by your slicer. However, knowing a handful of G-code commands can be useful at the command window of your host.